Thursday, January 30, 2014

Bilingual Brains are Better!

Well... trilingual, multilingual! I once heard a man on France Culture who could read more than 40 languages and spoke more than 20!
I've just discovered Trace Dominguez. You can have more of him here: scroll down to the vids:

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A young girl and her scientific experiment

A child's experiment turns into a lesson on the toxins in our food supply.  

Sunday, January 19, 2014

What makes a hero?

What makes a hero? by Matthew Winkler

War vocabulary

A great way to learn War vocabulary... still a current issue in many countries of the world.
Some of our soldiers are at war too. Let us not forget it.
Part 1
Part 2

Sunday, January 05, 2014


I wish you all, my students and the visitors, a year of discoveries and enlightenments. Hope 2014 will keep you safe and that you'll make the most of it. Work well, rejoice with your beloved, seize the day.
 (Grammar note: the only time when most can be preceded by the article!) 

As a gift for the New Year, I thought you might enjoy doing this short test to discover which brain you use most. 
So... are you left-brained?  Of or relating to a person whose behavior is dominated by logic, analytical thinking, and verbal communication, rather than emotion and creativity 
Or are you right-brained? Of or relating to a person whose behavior is dominated by emotion, creativity, intuition, nonverbal communication, and global reasoning rather than logic and analysis.